Prognostic Value of Anatomical Dominance of Coronary Circulation in Patients with Surgical Myocardial Revascularization

Edin Omerbasic, Aida Hasanovic, Amir Omerbasic, Sanko Pandur Abstract Introduction: This study evaluated the frequency of domination of the coronary arteries types in patients treated by surgical myocardial revascularization. The aim of the study was to determine whether the left coronary circulation dominance is a prognostic factor for poorer outcome in patients undergoing coronary artery [...]

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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) from Endemic Influenza A/H1N1: Prehospital Management

Nizama Salihefendic, Muharem Zildzic, Sead Ahmetagic Abstract Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a form of acute life threatening respiratory failure. In daily practice there is difficulty in diagnostic and therapeutic management of Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). We observed delay in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in patients with clinical signs for the presence of [...]

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Insulin Resistance in Early Vs Late Nutrition and Complications of Sirs in Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Kliti Pilika, Enver Roshi Abstract Background: Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) is a common complication in neurosurgical diseases in Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Because of associated insulin resistance (IR) the ICU is in dilemma in which stage to start the nutrition to patients and what is the amount of Insulin Unit to control the hyperglycemia. [...]

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In Vitro Comparison of Cytotoxicity of Four Root Canal Sealers on Human Gingival Fibroblasts

Alma Konjhodzic-Prcic, Omer Gorduysus, Selen Kucukkaya, Burcu Atila, Sevda Muftuoglu, Dilara Zeybek Abstract The goal of this in vitro study was to evaluate the relative biocompatibility of four endodontic sealers on the cell culture of the human fibroblast through cytotoxicity. Materials and Methods: In this study four endodontics sealers was used GuttaFlow (Roeko)silicone based sealer, [...]

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Low-dose Vitamin and ldquo;A and rdquo; Tablets and ndash;treatment of Acne Vulgaris

Merita Grajqevci Kotori Abstract Background: The efficacy of isotretinoin at 0.5 to 1.0 mg/kg per day in the treatment of acne is well established and considered safe, although it is sometimes not easily tolerated because of its cutaneous side effects. Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of low-dose isotretinoin in [...]

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Performance of Clinical Signs in the Diagnosis of Dehydration in Children with Acute Gastroenteritis

Teuta Hoxha, Luan Xhelili, Mehmedali Azemi, Muharrem Avdiu, Vlora Ismaili-Jaha, Urata Efendija-Beqa, Violeta Grajcevci-Uka Abstract Background: Acute evaluation and treatment of children presenting with dehydration represent one of the most common situation in the pediatric emergency department. To identify dehydration in infants and children before treatment, a number of symptoms and clinical signs have been [...]

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Does Melissa Officinalis Cause Withdrawal or Dependence?

Kadir Demirci, Mehmet Akgonul, Arif Demirdas, Abdullah Akpinar Abstract Introduction: Melissa officinalis is a medical and aromatic plant that is used for its hypnotic, sedative, and spasmolytic effects. This report presents a case study of30-year-old patient who was admitted to an emergency department with restlessness, tremor, distractibility, and sweating following a discontinuation of Melissa officinalis [...]

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Modes of Presentation of Reactive Arthritis Based on the Affected Joints

Ali Lahu, Teuta Backa, Jehona Ismaili, Vendenis Lahu, Valton Saiti Abstract Introduction: Reactive arthritis is an autoimmune condition that occurs as a reaction against an infection site elsewhere in the body. Reactive arthritis affects mostly young ages, mainly group age 20-40 y.o., mostly males with ratio 2:1 against females, sometimes 3:1, and even 14:1. The [...]

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Controversies in Treatment of Acetabular Fracture

Predrag Grubor, Ferid Krupic, Mirza Biscevic, Milan Grubor Abstract Introduction: Acetabular fractures treatment represents a great controversy, challenge and dilemma for an orthopedic surgeon. Aim: The aim of the paper was to present the results of treatment of 96 acetabular fractures in the Clinic of Traumatology Banja Luka, in the period from 2003 to 2013, [...]

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Balneotherapy in Treatment of Spastic Upper Limb after Stroke

Tatjana Erceg-Rukavina, Mihajlo Stefanovski Abstract Introduction: After stroke, spasticity is often the main problem that prevents functional recovery. Pain occurs in up to 70% of patients during the first year post-stroke. Materials and methods: A total of 70 patients (30 female and 45 male) mean age (65.67) participated in prospective, controlled study. Inclusion criteria: ischaemic [...]

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